The mission of NutraSolutions editorial is to provide solutions for the development and marketing of nutritional products such as functional foods, dietary supplements and other nutraceuticals. Subjects covered include business-challenging issues involving ingredient use, consumer trends, news, regulations, and science-based research.
The market for dietary supplements has seen strong growth, reflecting increasing consumer concerns about the adverse effects of busy lifestyles and stress on health, as well as rising demand from an aging population.
This section presents health news, new ingredients, research and new products as classified by functional ingredient type. These ingredients include antioxidants; bioactives; botanicals; dietary fiber & prebiotics; fruits, nuts & vegetables; grains & seeds; minerals, nutritional lipids, fats & oils; probiotics; proteins, collagen, amino acids & peptides; and vitamins & vitamin-like products.
This section presents health news, new ingredients, research and new products as classified by functional health benefit. Benefit categories include bone, joint & cosmetic health, cancer risk reduction, cardiovascular health, cognitive & mental health, diabetic health, digestive health, energy & sports performance, immunity enhancement, weight management. There is a “general health” category as well as category for products formulated especially for men, women or children.
ADM working with Mayo Clinic’s Center for Individualized Medicine to investigate novel microbial solutions for improving health, including body weight
September 22, 2017
Archer Daniels Midland Company said it will collaborate with Mayo Clinic’s Microbiome Program, led by Dr. Heidi Nelson, to investigate microbial solutions. The two companies say the goal is to improve health and wellness, initially focusing on the maintenance of healthy body weight.
Glanbia offers five new versatile, functional ingredients
September 13, 2017
Glanbia Nutritionals, a leading global specialist in innovative nutritional solutions, will showcase five new ingredients for bars, beverages and supplements at SupplySide West 2017, Sept. 27-28, in Las Vegas.
GELITA gelatins, collagen peptides fit a range of on-trend functional food applications
September 11, 2017
GELITA will use this year’s SupplySide West exhibition to demonstrate how GELITA® gelatin and collagen peptides are integral components for countless nutritional supplements, functional foods and more.
New research finds connection between eating avocados and cognitive brain function
August 30, 2017
Published in the journal Nutrients and supported by the USDA and the Hass Avocado Board, the research tracked how 40 healthy adults ages 50 and over who ate one fresh avocado a day for six months experienced a 25% increase in lutein levels in their eyes and significantly improved working memory and problem-solving skills.
Researchers use ISSN meeting to discuss Setria Performance Blend, Cognizin Citicoline
July 28, 2017
Clinical experts at the 14th Annual ISSN Conference learned how the scientifically studied ingredients Cognizin® Citicoline and Setria® Performance Blend may give athletes of all types a competitive edge.